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QN65QN85D
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Advantages of the Samsung QN85D (LCD)
  • Best in class for bright room
  • Very good for movies & TV
  • Very good for use as monitor
  • Excellent reflections
Advantages of the Sony X93L (LCD)
  • Very good for sports
  • Best in class for upscaling
  • Best in class motion processing

Key differences

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Sports

7.0
QN65QN85D
XR-65X93L
8.0
8.0/10
MOTION PROCESSING
10.0/10
120Hz
REFRESH RATE
120Hz
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
7.0/10
8.0/10
UPSCALING
10.0/10
10.0/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.0/10
Yes
HLG SUPPORT
Yes
The Sony X93L (LCD) is very good for sports, while the Samsung QN85D (LCD) is good.
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Key similarities

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Picture Quality

8.1
QN65QN85D
XR-65X93L
7.9
7.375/10
CONTRAST
7.00/10
9.1/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
8.7/10
miniLED FALD
PANEL TYPE
miniLED FALD
ADS / IPS
PANEL SUB-TYPE
VA
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Samsung QN85D (LCD) to have very good picture quality, while the Sony X93L (LCD) has good picture quality.

Movies & TV

8.0
QN65QN85D
XR-65X93L
7.9
7.375/10
CONTRAST
7.00/10
6.8/10
BLACK UNIFORMITY
6.7/10
8.0/10
UPSCALING
10.0/10
Yes
HDR10 SUPPORT
Yes
Yes
HDR10+ SUPPORT
No
No
DOLBY VISION SUPPORT
Yes
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Samsung QN85D (LCD) to be very good for movies & TV, while the Sony X93L (LCD) is good.

Gaming

8.2
QN65QN85D
XR-65X93L
8.3
7.8/10
RESPONSE TIME SCORE
8.3/10
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
7.0/10
8.0/10
MOTION PROCESSING
10.0/10
75.0/100
GAMING LOCAL DIMMING
85.0/100
8.9/10
GAME HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.8/10
The Sony X93L (LCD) and Samsung QN85D (LCD) are both very good for gaming.

Cartoons & Animation

8.8
QN65QN85D
XR-65X93L
8.5
7.5/10
COLOR GAMUT SCORE
7.6/10
9.1/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
8.7/10
10.0/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.0/10
8.1/10
COLORS OUT OF THE BOX SCORE
7.8/10
7.7/10
GRAY UNIFORMITY
8.2/10
The Samsung QN85D (LCD) and Sony X93L (LCD) are both very good for cartoons & animation.

News, Talk, & Other TV

8.8
QN65QN85D
XR-65X93L
8.9
10.0/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.0/10
8.0/10
UPSCALING
10.0/10
The Sony X93L (LCD) and Samsung QN85D (LCD) are both very good for news, talk, & other TV.

Bright Room

9.7
QN65QN85D
XR-65X93L
9.4
6.5/10
VIEWING ANGLE
5.8/10
10.0/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.0/10
8.8/10
HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.9/10
9.0/10
REFLECTIONS SCORE
8.4/10
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Samsung QN85D (LCD) to be best in class for bright room, while the Sony X93L (LCD) is excellent.

Cost

$1,700
QN65QN85D
XR-65X93L
$1,598
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$500

$1,000

$1,500

$2,000

$2,500

$3,000

The Samsung QN85D (LCD) has a price of $1,700 and the Sony X93L (LCD) costs $1,598.

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How the Samsung QN85D (LCD) and the Sony X93L (LCD) compare to other TVs

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Spec Comparison

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Samsung QN85D (LCD)Sony X93L (LCD)
Samsung QN85D (LCD)Sony X93L (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$1,700
$1,598
Brand
SamsungSony
Release Date
March 1, 2024June 1, 2023
Full name
QN65QN85DXR-65X93L
Screen Size
65"65"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
TizenGoogle TV
Sound Quality Score
8.3/109.2/10
NextGen Ready
NoYes
HDMI Ports
44
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
8.1/108/10
Bright Room Score
9.7/109.4/10
Gaming Score
8.3/108.3/10
Movies & TV Score
8.1/107.9/10
Sports Score
7/108.1/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
32.6" x 56.9" x 1.1"32.9" x 56.9" x 2.4"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
35.1" x 56.9"33.4" x 56.9"
Weight without Stand
53.4 lbs70.8 lbs
VESA Mount
400 x 400300 x 300

DISPLAY

Color Depth
10 bit10 bit
Black Frame Insertion
YesYes
Auto Low Latency Mode
YesYes
Contrast
7.4/107/10
Local Dimming
7/107.6/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
4.2.22.2
Speaker Power
60 W60 W
Dolby Atmos
YesYes
DTS:X
NoUp to DTS Digital Surround, Bypass only

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About Samsung

Samsung, a South Korean electronics manufacturer, holds the title of being the largest global TV vendor in terms of units sold. They offer a diverse lineup of TV products that cater to various budget ranges. A notable achievement in recent years is the development of Quantum Dots, a technology that enhances color reproduction, resulting in richer and more vibrant hues. Samsung TVs are well-regarded for their high manufacturing quality and user-friendly software, making them an excellent choice for consumers seeking an intuitive viewing experience.

About Sony

Sony stands as a highly experienced and widely trusted TV manufacturer, earning a reputation that surpasses all others. A Japanese company, Sony has been making TVs for far longs than it has been making Playstation game consoles. Sony's high-end TVs are often regarded as the ultimate choice for videophiles, representing the epitome of quality, albeit at a premium price point. Renowned for their advanced and precise motion handling, as well as their cutting-edge local dimming algorithms, Sony consistently delivers unparalleled performance in these areas. They include Google TV software with all their TV sets, which grants access to the largest selection of apps available and they also include Bravia Core which is a movie streaming platform specifically for Sony TVs that offers higher picture quality by using more bandwidth.

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